Our Team

Grow your business by sourcing new,
quality customers through more online channels
than you can reach on your own.

Thomas Bruck

Thomas Bruck serves as founder and president with over 20 years of experience in the online media industry.

Thomas comes from an accounting and legal background. Thomas graduated Summa Cum Laude from U.C.L.A. with a B.A. in Business/ Economics followed by two years as a CPA doing audit and tax work for Deloitte & Touche, LLP. He then obtained his J.D. at Stanford Law School, passed the bar exam and became a corporate & securities attorney at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; LLP in Los Angeles.

In 2000, Thomas founded SportSkill, an online fantasy sports company which engaged in a joint venture to run fantasy sports games on behalf of FoxSports.com. He and his partner sold SportSkill to Vendare Media in March 2001.

In February, 2003, Thomas launched eMarketMakers, an online affiliate ad network as a subsidiary of Vendare Media. Under Thomas’ management, eMarketMakers grew to over $4.5mm in monthly revenue within 15 months. In January 2005, Thomas took over as Vice President of Sales for Vendare Media, focusing on strategic sales in the financial services lead generation industry.

In May 2006, Thomas joined Find Your Customers, Inc. (“FYC) as a principal owner. Thomas focused primarily on the marketing of FYC’s internal lead generation web sites in the sub-prime finance market segment. At FYC, Thomas and his partners also started a new business line for FYC and developed FYC’s own banking product with the AchieveCard prepaid Mastercard, which now has over 40,000 active cardholders. Late in 2008, FYC merged with WebYes, and Thomas took on additional responsibility by managing various divisions and projects including data management relationships, email publishing, development of insurance products, home appliance warranties, extended auto protection plans and education lead programs.

John Brahy

As CTO of Popular Marketing, John keeps an eye toward emerging technologies and their effects on software development, keeping Popular Marketing on the cutting edge in a very competitive marketplace. John's future in technology started when his father brought home his first computer in 1980. Immediately John began programming his games at age 8. After several years of research and development, he started his first consulting company at 16.

He attended California Maritime Academy for his degree in Business Administration and then finished up with Computer Information Systems at DeVry Long Beach. While in college, he was recruited to lead development for a digital asset management division at Insync.Media. While at Insync.Media he designed and built asset management systems for DirecTV, Warner Bros, Herbalife, Lexus, and California Suncare.

In 1999, John returned to Silicon Valley to build another development team at Broadchoice in San Mateo focused on building web applications for Accel KKR and other local venture capital firms. In 2001 he was recruited by ad2 to build another development team for their Santa Monica office. John left ad2 in 2009 and co-founded Calisto Labs to focus on incubating and marketing new technology.

In 2012 John, along with Thomas Bruck and Tam Nguyen, saw an opportunity to take advantage of combined expertise and relationships by starting ReachX. In June 2013, Popular Marketing purchased ReachX.